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Lupinus luteus

Lupinus luteus

Common name European yellow lupine
Family fabaceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers yellow (summer)
Size 2'
Light sun
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil
From seed scarify and soak seed, then germinate at room temperature
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below

Mediterranean plant, now naturalized in parts of the United States. Our seedlings bloomed tentatively, and seemed to disappear after that - I don't know if they will be back next year.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '04 trade. Sandpapered, soaked overnight. Baggy 70F (55%G, 2d)

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